Coronavirus wills and estate planning
The importance of safeguarding your assets only really seems to make sense when there’s something to safeguard them against. The current Coronavirus pandemic is proving to be one such event – unprecedented times mean potentially unprecedented risk, writes DG Institute’s Founder and CEO...
Coronavirus protecting your finances
The situation with COVID-19 is changing daily, with new impacts on our health, society and the economy. While much is uncertain, you can be 100-percent sure that those who stay informed and take decisive action to protect their wealth will do best during the crisis – and during the recovery that...
safeharbour laws for directors and businesses
In September of 2017 an amendment was made to the Australian Corporations Act of 2001. This new legislation was designed to assist businesses in restructuring or completing a successful turnaround during financially challenging times. The amendment was referred to as a safe harbour provision,...
Buying an investment property
Buying an investment property could lead you to riches or ruin. DG Institute CEO Dominique Grubisa offers some property investment tips for newcomers. Are you thinking about buying your first investment property? If so, it’s crucial that you don’t rush the process. The simple fact is that...
Corona virus on businesses
If you think the only impact of the coronavirus on Australian businesses is the inexplicable mad rush on supermarket supplies of toilet paper, you’d better think again, writes DG Institute’s Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Both the human and business impacts of the virus are currently a...
Property investment strategies
When you start investing, you’ll discover there are a lot of property investment strategies out there. In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa looks at two of the most common and explains the pros and cons of each. Before you get started as a property investor, you need a house...
Are you interested in creating a trust to protect assets? DG Institute’s Dominique Grubisa tells you what kind of trust will really protect your assets. (Many of them don’t.) Creating a trust to protect assets Don’t Buy into the Myth of Trusts Set Up a Vestey Trust Use the...
Understanding cash flow problems in business
The saying “cash is king” may seem like a throwback in today’s e-commerce and contactless-dominated market, but reliable operating cash flow remains a crucial factor to a business or investment thriving or failing. Whether you’re a small business looking to grow your customer base or a...
RBA on Australian house prices
Interest rates have fallen to 0.5% in the last 12 months after the RBA started cutting aggressively to combat weak economic conditions. So what does this mean for property prices going forward? Australia’s interest rates are very quickly approaching zero after the RBA slashed the official cash...
The Seven Key Steps For Discretionary Trust
Have you thought about creating a discretionary trust? Australia offers several ways to protect assets, and this is one of them. DG Institute’s Dominique Grubisa explains what it is and how it can protect you. How to set up a Discretionary trust? Select a Trustee Write the Trust...